Covid-19: São Paulo Inland Outbreak Could Lead State to Collapse Unless Restrictions Observed

Graphs show that in São Paulo's inland and coastal cities the number of new cases doubles much faster -virtually every 15 days- than in São Paulo's capital and other cities in the metropolitan region.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus pandemic is worsening in inland and coastal São Paulo State, with a new Covid-19 case and death surge and a growing occupancy rate in ward and ICU beds - in some of the major hospitals it now reaches 100%.

With the situation deteriorating, the risk of collapse is very real, according to the Covid-19 Contingency Center, a group of 20 specialists advising Governor João Doria (PSDB). If this collapse occurs - particularly in medium-sized hospitals that support the regions of Marília, São José do Rio Preto, Ribeirão Preto . . .

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